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Live Photos: Mini Mansions at Bar Pink, September 13, 2014


Mini Mansions

The band’s set was a highlight of this year’s San Diego Music Thing



San Diego Shows of Interest, September 15 – 21, 2014


The Tree Ring

Our San Diego concert picks for the week



Live Review & Photos: Jack Johnson and Bahamas at RIMAC Field, August 30, 2014


Jack Johnson

Johnson’s set drew a crowd of all ages



Live Review & Photos: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue and Galactic at Humphreys, August 22, 2014


Trombone Shorty

Two jazzy bands got the Humphreys crowd moving



The Owl and Bear Podcast vol. 185


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When I’m looking in the mirror, I remember the bad things I did



Live Review: Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden at Sleep Train Amphitheater; August 21, 2014


Nine Inch Nails in 2013 by Sylvia Borgo

The two veteran bands proved little has changed in 20 years — and that’s a good thing



Live Review & Photos: Foxygen and Gary Wilson at the Belly Up, August 13, 2014


Foxygen

The bands’ Solana Beach show was an exercise in showmanship



Live Review: Iron & Wine at Humphreys, August 11, 2014


Iron and Wine

Sam Beam let fans call the shots at his San Diego show



Live Review & Photos: Counting Crows at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, August 9, 2014


Counting Crows by Sylvia Borgo

Counting Crows pleased a Del Mar crowd



Live Review: Toad the Wet Sprocket at the Belly Up, August 9, 2014


Toad the Wet Sprocket

The Santa Barbara band tried out new material at the Belly Up



Live Review & Photos: Arctic Monkeys at the SDSU Open Air Theater, August 6, 2014


Arctic Monkeys by Sylvia Borgo

Swooning ensued at Arctic Monkeys’s recent SDSU show



Live Review & Photos: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers and Steve Winwood at Viejas Arena, August 3, 2014


Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

Petty and Co. kicked off their ‘Hypnotic Eye’ tour in San Diego



Live Review & Photos: Those Darlins at Soda Bar, August 10, 2014


those darlins

Nashville’s Those Darlins melted faces in San Diego on Sunday night



Live Review & Photos: Weezer at the Del Mar Fair, August 2, 2014


Weezer by Sylvia Borgo

’90s icons Weezer brought the hits to Del Mar



Live Review & Photos: The Soft White Sixties at House of Blues San Diego, July 22, 2014


The Soft White Sixties by Sylvia Borgo

San Francisco’s The Soft White Sixties won new fans in San Diego



Here’s the Second Half of the Owl and Bear-Presented Midnight Series at the Ken


Taxi Driver

Films include Taxi Driver, This is Spanal Tap, and Mean Girls



Live Photos: SuicideGirls Blackheart Burlesque at House of Blues, July 26, 2014


Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque

SuicideGirls brought their burlesque show to town for Comic-Con



Live Review & Photos: OK Go and Myles Hendrik at the Belly Up, July 24, 2014


OK Go by Leslie Kalohi

The LA band tested out its new live spectacle in Solana Beach



Live Review & Photos: Chris Isaak at Humphreys, July 16, 2014


chris isaac at humphreys

The California songwriter proved that he’s a consummate performer



Photos: Comic-Con 2014 Roundup, Sunday


Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion

Comic-Con capped off another successful year with great cosplay and panels



Photos: Comic-Con 2014 Roundup, Saturday


Walking Dead NerdHQ 2014

Cosplayers on Comic-Con floor, as well as NerdHQ’s Walking Dead and Orphan Black panels



Photos: Comic-Con 2014 Roundup, Friday


Comic Con 2014

Breaking Bad bobbleheads, Batman, and more



Photos: Comic-Con 2014 Roundup, Thursday


Comic Con 2014

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer zip-lining from a 30 foot tower, Jeff Bridges, and more



Flaggs Reform, Prep New Album


Flaggs

The San Diego band is back — with two new members